Publication - Statistics

Reconviction rates - offender cohort: 2017 to 2018

Published: 6 Oct 2020
From:
Cabinet Secretary for Justice
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781800041127

Analyses of trends in reconviction statistics up to the latest cohort of 2017 to 2018.

Contents
Reconviction rates - offender cohort: 2017 to 2018
Table 18: Individuals given non-court disposals and subsequent non-court disposals, by age: 2008-09 to 2017-18 cohorts1,2

Table 18: Individuals given non-court disposals and subsequent non-court disposals, by age: 2008-09 to 2017-18 cohorts1,2

Age Number of Individuals Repeat non-court disposal rate3 Average number of repeat non-court disposals per individual
Under 21
2008-09 27,484 32.2 0.53
2009-10 28,260 30.2 0.50
2010-11 24,414 29.0 0.47
2011-12 24,577 29.2 0.49
2012-13 25,119 28.9 0.48
2013-14 22,971 27.8 0.46
2014-15 18,893 25.2 0.40
2015-16 17,675 22.7 0.35
2016-17 14,879 22.1 0.33
2017-18 13,299 20.6 0.31
21 to 25
2008-09 19,774 24.6 0.36
2009-10 21,701 23.8 0.36
2010-11 20,407 22.9 0.35
2011-12 20,950 24.8 0.38
2012-13 23,163 25.1 0.38
2013-14 22,646 21.9 0.33
2014-15 16,962 20.4 0.31
2015-16 14,724 18.4 0.26
2016-17 11,251 16.7 0.21
2017-18 9,667 15.9 0.20
26 to 30
2008-09 14,001 20.8 0.31
2009-10 15,396 20.2 0.30
2010-11 15,099 20.5 0.31
2011-12 16,862 22.2 0.34
2012-13 19,198 22.6 0.36
2013-14 18,549 19.9 0.31
2014-15 14,457 19.0 0.29
2015-16 13,339 17.2 0.24
2016-17 10,156 15.6 0.20
2017-18 9,424 15.1 0.20
31 to 40
2008-09 19,415 18.3 0.28
2009-10 20,256 18.1 0.29
2010-11 20,015 19.5 0.33
2011-12 22,742 21.3 0.36
2012-13 26,514 21.5 0.36
2013-14 26,161 19.0 0.33
2014-15 20,561 19.0 0.32
2015-16 19,654 16.6 0.25
2016-17 15,840 16.1 0.23
2017-18 15,144 16.4 0.22
Over 40
2008-09 19,894 14.1 0.23
2009-10 21,728 13.9 0.23
2010-11 22,435 13.8 0.23
2011-12 26,157 15.6 0.26
2012-13 32,328 16.2 0.27
2013-14 31,986 14.0 0.24
2014-15 25,249 14.0 0.24
2015-16 25,413 12.9 0.20
2016-17 20,655 12.9 0.19
2017-18 19,685 12.8 0.18

1. The non-court disposals dataset is independent of the dataset on court convictions.

2. Includes police and COPFS disposals.

3. There were a small number of individuals (no more than 12 per cohort) between 2013-14

and 2015-16 where age could not be determined. These offenders are not included here.

4. The percentage of individuals receiving a non-court disposal within a year of receiving a non-court disposal.


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